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Last year, I was writing on mental illness and the Incarnation. It’s nice to have a common-or-garden sickness instead

With few prayerful thoughts to call my own, I have relied on the piety of others

At its funnest, clinical depression is a boring, sapping illness

The night I outran my demons

As a young doctor on a cancer ward, I consoled myself with drink and
New Age nonsense. Then one evening I stepped into a chamber of horrors

The world of self-help is edging away from the notion that high levels of self-esteem are the key to mental health

An American psychiatrist explains what inspired him to write a guide to the condition specifically for members of the Church

Our faith has profound insights to offer about depression